July 15-21, 2018

Learn about the antiquarian book trade from
the best booksellers and librarians in the country.
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Kathy Lindeman
1604 East Yampa St.
Colorado Springs, CO
80909

(719) 473-6634

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SUNDAY 15 JULY

Noon – 6 p.m.: Registration – Kathy Lindeman

6 –7: Dinner on your own

7 – 7:45: Opening Remarks and Introductions – Lorne Bair

7:45 – 8:45: Keynote Address – Russell Maret

8:45 – 10:00: Reception

 

MONDAY 16 JULY

8:15 a.m. – 9:00: Faculty Introductions & General Housekeeping

9:00 – 10:15: A User's Guide to CABS - Lorne Bair & Rob Rulon-Miller

10:15 – 10:30: BREAK

10:30-Noon: Business Basics for Booksellers - Brian Cassidy 

Noon – 1:00: LUNCH

1:00 – 2:15: The Book as Physical Object, Part I – Terry Belanger

2:15 – 3:15: Why Bibliography Matters – Lisa Baskin, Katherine Reagan & Faculty

3:15 – 3:30: BREAK

3:30 – 5:00: Research Strategies, Part 1 – Garrett Scott

6:00 – 9:00: Chuck Wagon Picnic with Faculty

 

TUESDAY 17 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 9:30: Marketing Your Book Business - Brian Cassidy & Heather O'Donnell

9:30 – 10:30: Basics of Book Description – Rob Rulon-Miller & Katherine Reagan

10:30 – 10:45: BREAK

10:45 –Noon: Databases & Websites – Maria Lin

Noon – 1:00: LUNCH

1:00 – 2:15: The Book as Physical Object, Part II – Terry Belanger

2:15 – 3:15: Research Strategies: Part II -Garrett Scott & Facultyi

3:15 - 3:30: BREAK

3:30 - 4:15: Binding Styles & Illustration Techniques – Terry Belanger

4:15 – 5:30: A Visual History of Collectors & the Book Trade - Lisa Baskin & Rob Rulon-Miller

5:30 - 6:30: Classroom Open for Individual Research

 

WEDNESDAY 18 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 10:00: Specialty Dealer – Sophie Schneideman

10:00 – 10:15: BREAK

10:15 – Noon: Buying & Pricing - Lorne Bair & Rob Rulon-Miller

Noon – 1:00: LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00: Scouting & House Calls –  Brian Cassidy

2:00 – 3:00: How to Sell A Book - Heather O'Donnell

3:00 – 3:15: BREAK

3:15 – 4:30: Working with Libraries & Collectors - Katherine Reagan & Lisa Baskin

4:30 - 5:15: How to Build & Use A Reference Library - Lorne Bair & Terry Belanger

5:15 - 6:30: Classroom Open for Individual Research

6:30 - 9:00: Scouting Tour of Colorado Springs Book Shops (Optional)

 

THURSDAY 19 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 10:00: Breakout Session 1: Looking at the Book (Terry Belanger) / Rulonomics I (Rob Rulon-Miller) / The Art of Running an Open Shop (Patrick Saine)

10:00 – 10:15: BREAK

10:15 – 11:15: Cataloguing: Beyond the Basics - Lorne Bair & Rob Rulon-Miller

11:15 - 12:15: Archives & Non-Traditional Materials - Katherine Reagan & Brian Cassidy

12:15 – 1:15: LUNCH

1:15 –3:00: Cataloging Workshop – Faculty

3:00 – 3:15: BREAK

3:15 -4:15: Auctions & Consignments – Heather O'Donnell & Brian Cassidy

4:15 – 5:15: CABS Benefit Auction – Rob Rulon-Miller, Auctioneer

 

FRIDAY 20 JULY

8:30 a.m. – 10:00: Breakout Session 2: Conservation Basics (Terry Belanger) / Packing & Shipping (Garrett Scott) / Rulonomics II (Rob Rulon Miller)

9:30 – 10:30: Fakes & Forgeries - Garrett Scott & Brian Cassidy

10:30 – 10:45: BREAK

10:45 – Noon: New Areas of Collecting - Faculty

Noon - 1:00: LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00: Book Fairs & Trade Etiquette - Heather O'Donnell

2:00 - 2:15: Course Evaluations

2:15 – 2:30: BREAK

2:30 - 3:30: Achieving Diversity in the Book Trade - Lisa Baskin & Faculty

3:30 - 5:00: Open Forum Roundtable - Faculty & Students

6:00 - 9:00: Closing Ceremonies & Presentation of Diplomas. Dinner will be provided.